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Sep 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >> believe it or not there was less water during katrina than now. >> i am standing on top of a levee eight to nine feet. there is a breach in that levee right here. it runs six to seven feet deep. >> the levee authority caused the breach to drain the water and eventually open the flood wall, still workers estimate it will be another two weeks for the water to recede. they take comfort as a caravan of e relief. >> most of us devote christians, it helps. >> jodie and team from operation blessing were here seven years ago when katrina hit. it was her first day on the job. >> when i saw the boats floating, they can't take this again. my heart goes out to them. if there is anything i would ask people to do, pray for them. >> disaster response begins with a hot meal. katherine white and infant haven't had a hot meal since monday. >> lawrence is grateful for a hot meal and home after living in a fema trailer for a year after katrina. >> when you eat snacks, you expecting something a little more nourishing. >> james shepherd simply exhausted after living through katrina and isaac. >> i think this
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
katrina test. we will talk to the mayor about what went right and what went wrong. and about last night, in tampa mitt romney's big moment. a more personal side of the candidate than audiences have seen before but did clint eastwood's opening act steal the show? eastwood's opening act steal the show? "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. what a couple days it's been, from the gop convention to the hurricane here along the gulf coast, and so after wrapping up our convention coverage we wanted to come here to new orleans to check on what the storm did and did not do to the city and region starting with this number. about 500,000 people here in louisiana are going to be heading into another night tonight without power. the storm hit hard. it moved slow and came to stay. it's still a big weather system and there's still a lot of suffering and standing water from here through mississippi and alabama. our team is here and in place. we want to start tonight 30 miles to the west of where we are here in laplace, louisiana, very hard hit. nbc's
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Sep 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
, nobody can easily foerg the iconic picture of president bush on air force one, looking down at katrina. they're not going to forget that. >> we came here to tampa of course to cover the republican national convention and then the storm through threw the entire schedule up in the air. if the storm rams into the gulf coast with a lot of destruction ab causes and puts americans in peril, republicans here do not want to be seen as having a big time while other americans are in peril. >> jon: that's how the big three networks covered the threat of hurricane isaac and the one day delay to the republican convention due to that threat. was it the perfect storm for the media? >> nice, nice analogy, that's good, john. this is why you get the big bucks. look, i have sympathy, i used to cover hurricanes when i was a local reporter in houston along the gulf coast and other things going on and it's very difficult and i do have some sympathy and easy to say, it would have made the media happiness if there was a direct hit on the form. where it's held and i won't say that in deference to, what's your-
Sep 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> and the mentalist. >> hosted by network tv correspondent, katrina szish. >> brought to you by guthy renker. >> hi, everyone, i'm beauty and style journalist, katrina szish on location in beverly hills. in just a few minutes we'll meet one of the most beautiful women in the world, super model, cindy crawford. at age 45, cindy still looks impossibly young and gorgeous. >> oh, my gosh, she's just stunning. her skin is just amazing. and so, i feel l
Sep 14, 2012 2:30pm PDT
is releasing another documentary, this colony -- this one about post a katrina new orleans. the film is based on a series with premier called "right to return." that conversation, coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it is the cornerstone we all know. it is not just a street, but the place where an walmart stance with your community. -- stands with your community. >> and a contribution from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: always pleased to welcome jonathan demme to this program. the oscar-winning filmmaker has not one but two projects out soon, the first, a rare look at the life of rock icon, neil young. the new film is called "neil young journeys" and opens in theaters june 29. so here now a scene from "neil young journeys." ♪ ♪ >> that used to be the mill where i would catch fish when i was 5 years old, or whatever. this is a town in north ontario. it certainly does not look anything like it did before, but i can smell it. there it is. ♪ when we go for a little walk out on the land ♪ i look at this pup tent, out here in the summer, so i cou
Sep 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
hear the waters that hide >>> hurricane katrina flooded her new orleans home so she moved here what she thought safer ground >>> papain numb right now it is a non feeling people this is the first time ever experienced this this is my second go round >>> much of new orleans still without power but things to a $14 billion levee system it was pared most of the water some people believe the safety of the bay easy came at a cost of them for those on the outskirts ticket take weeks to get electricity back on. and months to recover. >>> get protected new orleans, therefore made everything else here, st. james parish st. john parish >>> the army corps of engineers investigators declined insurance company's total losses it is estimated they could pay $2 billion. when the water first began rising residents use boats to come in and out but what seems to be a good sign of recovery, the water is now too low for that happen. >>> let me ask you, we see people trying to clean up what is the big picture for the area of recovery? >>> what makes it difficult so many communities have and get in many differ
Sep 26, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in forests being from that part of the country, after the earthquake, and what sparked in my head was katrina, iraq, katrina. 250,000 people under the rubble, 80% of the people living on less than $2 a day. wet was the greatest asset possess? human capital. i said, who is going to negotiate with these people. i have been wearing my flag to get a group of people to pay attention to this country. this is the time there is a soft spot and they feel week. who is going to be there for better policies and legislation? i felt with my passion and the youth behind me, i was the man for the job. tavis: there were some technical issues that kept you from running, but how did you perceive the efforts to keep you from the ballot? >> i got bamboozled. not in the sense of being emotional, and in a sense of the law. i was a diplomat five years prior to the current president now, who is a friend of mine with a diplomatic passport, and my title was ambassador at large, so the residency laws do not really apply, because how would you give me a five-year passports if i am not a haitian citizen? the same goes for
Sep 9, 2012 1:50pm EDT
. i think the comparison we make is to katrina. there's emergency aid and basically people get up and get back on track. the government has used -- the financial crisis as an excuse to expand his salt in control of the economy. >> host: at what point did you see the government should have stuck to an emergency a dance? >> guest: banks that wanted to pay back the money, obviously were making it keep it. i did want to take the bailout from the first place. so basically. people argued with the fact that we basically make the point that the bailout was necessary. basically they went too far and certainly afterwards they use the financial crisis to overregulate with doc frank on a saturday. >> host: we are interviewing you have freedom fest in las vegas. do you find a lot of opposition to this idea, to some of the ideas in this book? >> guest: now, people are very much -- that is what this event is about. people understand what's in this book. the whole idea is you best serves the needs of people by free enterprise. people trying to meet the needs and that is what it's about a mass of
Sep 10, 2012 1:50am EDT
is to katrina there's emergency aid and then basically people get up and get back on their feet. unfortunately, the government has used the financial crisis as an excuse to expand itself and expand its control of the economy. >> at what point would you say the government should have stepped out of the emergency? >> they didn't allow banks that wanted to pay back the money. obviously they were making it difficult. they made them keep it and try to force it on banks that didn't want to take the bailout in the first place. so, basically, some people have argued with of the fact we basically make this point the bailout was necessary. but basically they went too far and certainly afterwards they used the financial crisis as an excuse to overregulated with dodd-frank, et cetera. >> we are interviewing you year of freedom fest in los vegas. do you find a lot of opposition to the idea? to some of the ideas in the book including the flat tax? >> i think that that is what this event is about. it's about three people and free markets and people understand what is in this book and that is the whole idea t
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
cleared over the gulf coast today and the full impact of hurricane katrina is now becoming clear. the first hurricane to hit the u.s. this season left at least ve peoeople dead. more than 20 inches of rain combined with the storm surge raft whole neighborhoods underwater in louisiana. dee power is still out for more than half a million homes and businesses and the damage could top $2 billion. our mark strassmann has been talking with some of the people who have lost nearly everything. >> reporter: for the first time oday we were able to look from the air at the abandoned neighborhoods in plaquemines thrish, swamped by five feet of isaac's storm surge. crews have begun cutting as many as 10 holes in its levees east tsd west banks to drain the water and in brathwaite, 19 miles south of norlts, residents are frustrated ju are frustrated just as they were after katrina. a flood wall as high as 35 feet built after katrina protects new orleans and it worked-- for new orleans. but the new flood wall starts short of brathwaite and its 500 residents. timothy doody is president of the sout
Sep 16, 2012 6:30pm PDT
for generations to come. with me to talk about this is "the nation" magazine's editor and publisher katrina vanden heuvel. she's a frequent presence on the talk news shows and a familiar byline in major publications. she has been one of those out in front, calling the president to task for orphaning his values and promises, as can be seen in her most recent book, "the change i believe in: fighting for progress in the age of obama." the prolific jamie raskin also joins us. one of the country's leading scholars on constitutional law, he teaches at american university and is a maryland state senator, where in his first legislative session alone he managed to see more than a dozen of his bills pass into law. he's been described as "one of the nation's most talented state legislators." his many writings include a centerpiece article in this special issue of "the nation." welcome to you both. >> thanks so much. >> okay, let's play the numbers. what comes to mind when i call out 79, 76, 75, and 73? >> the age of the four oldest justices on the court. and one of the reasons we did this issue is that as we
Sep 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
seven years ago tonight on cnn after hurricane katrina devastated the state. ab these are pictures from now, seven years now, and different storm isaac was hitting different areas, but in many cases similar destruction as seven years later. and isaac was a cat 1 when it slammed into the gulf coast tuesday. flood warnings in effect now for all of coastal louisiana and mississippi and more than half a million customers still don't have electricity as i said in the states and in arkansas and alabama as well. mitt romney visited louisiana today to survey the damage. president obama will head there monday. and louisiana governor bobby jindal said that both are welcome, but there is no time for partisan politics right now, because the focus is on cleaning up as floodwaters are starting to recede and revealing the extent of the damage. john zarrella joins me now live with the latest. john, explain where you are and what you are seeing. >> anderson, we are in thecity of ameet in louisiana. that is the tangipahoa river, and now people living within miles of the banks of the taken -- tangipahoa r
Sep 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
valley, but look at who got most of the rainfall. in louisiana on the seventh anniversary of katrina it made landfall in louisiana with 20-plus inches of rainfall in new orleans and just about 450,000 people still without power in southeastern louisiana. the temperature right there right now 90 degrees and that's a hot temperature if you're doing without air-conditioning, but this is what it feels like with that heat index. it feels like it's 103 degrees and it could take several more days before the electricity gets turned back on. we have two tornado watches. this one across south central portions of illinois and into kentucky as well as missouri goes into 9:00 local time. here ate back side and the remnants of what is left of isaac and this will continue to swirl around and make its way toward the east and there's not a whole lot of punch left with this unless you're in line across the southern edge of this where some of the thunderstorms are firing up. if you do see tornadoes they should be short lived and there's the slight risk from illinois all of the way down toward little ro
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm PDT
about campaign news of the day is katrina vanden heuvel, the editor and publisher of the "nation" magazine. so glad to have you here. >> it's terrific to be on "the war room." >> jennifer: it is great to you have here. we've been featuring a lot of the nation's articles so i'm glad to have the big ca kahuna present with us. since you're following all of this stuff so closely let me start with sheldon adelson. do you think that romney's relationship with him and other corporate donors completely -- is completely transactional? that they're expecting something in return? >> absolutely. on some level, you could see in that politico interview you cited, it is almost like adelson is paying protection money. but you know, mitt romney is not the favorite of the conservative right wing movement. but he is the vehicle for the money that the koch brothers, shelley adelsons, the big super pac people are putting in. why are they putting it in, jennifer? it is for them. not for millions of americans the 99%. for these people,
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Sep 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
after hurricane katrina. high level waters are just one concern. so much hope, that this would have been avoided but not so as you can see. no one is getting in the water on a stretch of a beautiful shore line this holiday weekend. kind of like the movie. all because of three words. great white shark. you know why i sell tools? tools are uncomplicated. nothing complicated about a pair of 10 inch hose clamp pliers. you know what's complicated? shipping. shipping's complicated. not really. with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service shipping's easy. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. that's not complicated. no. come on. how about... a handshake. alright. priority mail flat rate boxes. starting at just $5.15. only from the postal service. to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses tha
Sep 3, 2012 10:00pm EDT
....hurricane isaac... was worse than come back katrina...when we 3 3 actor michael clarke duncan has died. "the green mile" actor had been in the hospital for almost two mooths. attack... the six-foot-five star appeared in dozens of fflms including &p"planettof the apes," "armageddon," nd "the scorpion king," the fire season continues to be tough out west. west. this time in the angeles national forest just ast and north of los angeles where a fire broke out yesterday. it has now burned more than four thousanddacres. theewilliams fire began near a camp fire on sunday.he area typically attracts about 12-thousand visitoos over the holiday's extremely dry this time of year. no homes are threatened.... but firefighters have evaauated much of the camping area so thee'll have access to fight the fire. a blackhawk helicopter lands unexpectedly in a backyard in i. indianapolis.ittcame as quite a suprise to nikki schulz.... a young mom who had no dea that 60 marijuana plants were growinggbehind her house. turns was the indiana national guard...doing a drug bust. nikki
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
katrina his home had six feet of water. >> when you live by the water sometimes you live in the water. >> reporter: today in plaquemines parish flood victims apply for federal aid. >> i think you are going to have to build a wall to protect it and that is never going to happen. >> reporter: as flood waters drop and power crews work neighbors here are raising questions. >> it makes me angry because you are going to put this flood system up which is a good thing. it's a good thing. it stopped the city from flooding. it's a good thing. but you are not going to worry about where you are pushing the water. >> reporter: that speculation is stroj strongest in towns closer to new orleans like la place, lafite and slidell. facing pressure from local officials the army corps of engineers says it will investigate whether new orleans $10 billion upgrades to the flood protection system came at the expense of surrounding communities. critics say it pushed more water to new places. >> there's lots of flooding out there. >> reporter: the army corps says it expects to find any impact minimal. >> we wo
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
no chance of winning this state in november but if the lessons of katrina taught this administration anything it's that mishandling this type of crisis could be politically damaging especially two months before election day. >> i want to commend everyone here for the extraordinary work they've done in making sure lives were saved, that although there was tremendous property damage people were in a position to get out quickly and as you can see folks are on the ground already clearing out the debris and making sure that they're able to recover as rapidly as possible. i want to particularly thank fema and the state and local authorities because sometimes in the past we haven't seen the kind of coordination that is necessary in response to these kinds of disasters. this time we've seen it. >> reporter: president obama will spend the evening at the white house then tomorrow heads down to another swing state, virginia. that is his last stop before heading to north carolina, the democratic national convention, where he is slated to give his acceptance speech thursday night. kate? >> kriste
Aug 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >>> tomÓ por sorpresa a nereida, creÍamos que no, pero nos no ko, y no fue tan fuerte como katrina con katrina se perdiÓ todo. >>> el dolor de cabeza sigue siendo la falta de electricidad y a pesar de un espectacular despliegue de recursos mÁs del 60% de la poblaciÓn sigue a oscuras. dependiendo de comidas militares, hielo y agua que dis tiro de esquina lleno en distintos puntos de la guardia nacional. en cuanto a la labores de limpieza y reconstrucciÓn, los trabajadores vuelven a hacerse sentir. >>> estamos haciendo los trabajos mÁs pesados, sacando carpeta. y bien mojados y sin comer. pero ahÍ tenemos que echarle la mano. aquÍ... >>> una comunidad que ya mucho se ha caÍdo, pero siempre se vuelve a levantar. >>> sin embargo, en la frontera entre lousiana y mississippi, esta noche hay miles de personas que fueron evacuadas y estÁn en vilo, porque temen perder sus hogares. viven en las laredas en una represa que estÁ averiada. y llaman una inundaciÓn controlada. dicen que de esa manera podrÍan evitar una catÁstrofe mayor. >>> josÉ. >>> cristina londoÑo de nueva orleans, m
Sep 15, 2012 8:00pm PDT
first and work with him firsthand during hurricane katrina. many of you remember hurricane katrina many years ago. i was working in the mayor's office at that time and san francisco received several survivors and ben was right there on the front line, as well as other department heads but ben was the one that -- he and i worked hand in hand, elbow to elbow, in setting up cots, making sure that kids got enrolled in school, and that they got their vaccinations. as a supervisor now enjoy the pleasure of working with you and consider you most certainly a partner. it is a pleasure to stand here to say thank you to one of our city's leaders and our first responder. thank you so much for what you do. thank you very much. >> president chiu: supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank you very much, mr. president. i'll be very brief. i think it's a testament to you, ben, that you get to work so closely with each member of the board of supervisors, and you still are able to keep your sanity, and still are able to have good relationship with all of us. i think it's a testament to how you approa
Aug 31, 2012 11:35pm PDT
medio tanque para estar aquí. >> en total un millon 300 mil barriles se afectarían. >> katrina ocasionó un incremento de 40 centavos en seis días, no se espera que isaac provoque lo mismo, desde nueva york para ustedes. >> enrique peña nieto es oficialmente el presidente electo de méxico, así fue declarado por el tribunal electoral de ese país. >> enrique peña nieto habló tras recibir el certificado oficial. >> es momento de iniciar la nueva etapa de trabajo, demostremos al mundo que en democracia sí se pueden hacer transformaciones. >> lópez pide concentrarse para protestar. >> méxico extraditoo hoy a eduardo arellano félix a estados unidos, terminando así un ainves de 20 años del que fuera un poderoso narcotraficante de drogas y extorsionista. >> autoridades de nicaragua enfrentaron cargos contra 18 personas y policías mexicanos que se hicieron pasar por periodistas, también residuos de cocaína fueron hallados. >> explociones en colombia dejan heridos. >> si hay alguien contando chismes de usted, hay un santo para eso. >> envíenos sus comentarios en facebook y t
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
companies have filed legal paperwork with those demands. the time is 6:11 a.m., hurricane katrina survivor is reunited with his new owners. >> sweet 16 takes a serious turn, why riot police were forced to control a birthday party crowd? >> the green bay front man has an onstage,,,, we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eig
Sep 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of rescue out of the ninth ward after katrina. you know, it's a beautiful place over here and kind of like gambling. you take a gamble. but, you know, people around here have been doing this all their life. they'll probably come back and build it right back and get ready for the next one. that's probably what i'll do. >> reporter: fred, again, we're talking about plaquemines parish, these very thin slivers of land that parlel the mississippi right out to the mouth. people who live out here say, you know, they will likely return back even after going through this storm, going through katrina. people say this is home and they are going through the process of starting over. >> so, george, has everyone been located in that area? >> fred, i'm sorry. you'll have to repeat. >> has everyone been located in that area? >> from what we understand. you know, there are still some people, fred, who decided to stay in their homes even through the storm and are still there despite the flood waters. officials check in with those people. everyone is casualtied for so far. we know of two deaths here in plaqu
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